Indiana University School of Medicine—Evansville

Centrally located between St. Louis, Indianapolis, Louisville and Nashville—in the epicenter of health care delivery in the southwest region of Indiana—the Evansville campus of IU School of Medicine provides outstanding medical education and preventive-focused patient care. With six major hospitals serving approximately 2000 beds, medical students at this campus have a vast variety of medical training opportunities on one collaborative campus.

The faculty  and staff at the Evansville campus are focused on developing a strong interdisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians working together to educate physicians and conduct innovative research in a scholarly environment as part of IU School of Medicine’s statewide medical education curriculum. This environment promotes patient-centered preventive medicine and emphasizes the scientific basis of healthy behavior at every stage throughout the four-year competency-based medical curriculum.

Expanding Medical Education

In addition to the MD education program at the Evansville campus, collaborative planning between IU School of Medicine and a consortium of four regional hospitals, new residency programs have been established. These expanded programs will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions in southern Indiana over the next several years.

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Clinical Training

Partnerships with local physicians, clinics and hospitals provide students at IU School of Medicine–Evansville the opportunity to learn patient care through one-on-one, interactive experiences that allow them to become familiar with both well patients and the critically ill. Even in the first year of medical training, students at IU School of Medicine-Evansville rotate at some of the best clinical and teaching hospitals in Evansville as well as in the surrounding cities of Jasper and Vincennes.


Nehal Ninad

Nehal Ninad

Med Student in Evansville
Nehal is a medical student at the IU School of Medicine Evansville campus and is a blogger for the school’s Student Life blog.
Dr. Mari Hopper

Dr. Mari Hopper

Assistant Professor of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Dr. Hopper’s research program has focused in two areas: Insulin Resistance and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.

The Evansville campus offers the highest level of local scholarship support of all the school’s campuses. More than 60 percent of students at this campus receive scholarships—an average of $200,000/year in total awards based on academic performance, financial need and donor intent.


Statewide Student Community

The College and House program is designed to connect IU School of Medicine students at different campuses during their four-year medical education experience to inspire a strong sense of community, peer support and a culture of wellness among medical students.

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